Los Pobladores 200Los Pobladores 200
Descendants Of The Founders
El Pueblo de Los Angeles, 1781
Ancestral Heritage Association
ph. 949) 653-1088
President: Maria G. Benitez
Vice-President: Maria Moreno
Treasurer: Richard Ontiveros
Secretary: Margaret Ontiveros
Newsletter: Bob Smith
History: Richard Ontiveros
Membership: Robert Lopez
Ways and Means: vacant
Parliamentarian: Joe Northrup
Web coordinator: Maria Moreno
Los Pobladores 200 is an Ancestral Heritage Association, founded in 1981 by Joseph Murillo Northrop (a founding family descendant) and his wife Marie E. Northrop. The primary goal was to locate and organize present day descendants of the original founding families of Los Angeles .Since then the organization has grown to 250 current members with descendants throughout the US. The name Los Pobladores 200 was used because it was organized on the 200th anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles, Sept. 4th 1981. Los Pobladores means “the towns’ people”. It’s main purpose is to perpetuate Los Angeles’ early history through its involvement and ongoing research in genealogy and family history. Our membership is comprised of direct descendants of the original 11 families and 4 escort soldiers (escolta). The original Founding Families names are listed on our Members page along with current descendants and membership quidelines.
Los Pobladores Bar-B-Q, Fund raiser and General meeting. Saturday, June 15th, 2002- Heritage Park, Santa Fe Springs From 11:00 noon to 3:00.12100 Mora Dr. Santa Fe Springs, Ca. 90670 Price for Adults $12.50 and children 5-12yrs. $8.00 You can purchase tickets by sending check made out to Los Pobladores. PO Box 3392La Habra, Ca 90631-3392.
Or contact Bob Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or Maria Benitez email@example.com for more details.Map to Heritage Park.
4th of July-El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Fort Moore celebrate Independence Day, 9:00am. A short walk from Olvera St. to Fort Moore approx. 15min. Various organizations participate with music, family activities, and brunch.
Labor Day “History Walk”, Monday,September 2nd, 2002. Celebrate Los Angeles’ 221st Birthday. Celebrations start with this annual history walk which traces the steps of LA founding families. Walkers start at 6:00am at San Gabriel Mission and finish at Olvera Street. There will be entertainment through out the day at El Pueblo State Historic Park.
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